MORA - Nicole Beneke and Kaija Fossum each went 3-0 in singles and the Aitkin Gobblers didn't drop a doubles match on their way to three victories in the Mora quadrangular Monday.
Aitkin defeated St. Cloud Cathedral 5-2, Big Lake 7-0 and Mora 6-1 to start the season.
"We lost some good players, but we feel we have a lot of depth this year and that's going to serve us well," said Aitkin head coach Cindy Walz.
Aitkin 5, St. Cloud Cathedral 2
Aitkin 7, Big Lake 0
Aitkin 6, Mora 1
No. 1: Nicole Beneke 3-0
No. 2: Megan Rubbelke 2-1
No. 3: Tori Sundholm 1-2
No. 4: Kaija Fossum 3-0
No. 1: Allie Carlson-Kaitlyn Davies 3-0
No. 2: Elizabeth Mattson-Anna Browning 3-0
No. 3: Hannah Spicer-Amanda Kurtz 2-0, Kaitlin Konsor-Brittany Searle 1-0
Overall: A 3-0. Next meet: Aitkin hosts Foley 10 a.m. Tuesday.
PINE CITY - Mikayla Wing won the No. 4 singles title and the No. 1 doubles team of Caitlin Robinson-Emma Koskiniemi was the doubles champion as the Staples-Motley Cardinals finished tied for second in the Pine City tournament Monday.
The Cardinals' No. 3 doubles team of Kelly Hagenson-Annie Gillespie-Katie Stone took second.
At Madison, Wis., last weekend the Cardinals finished sixth in an 8-team individual tournament, won by Edina and St. Joseph, Mo.
Team scores: 1-Mounds Park Academy 28, 2-Staples-Motley and Bemidji 26, 4-Blake 25, 5-Rochester Lourdes, 6-Holy Family Catholic, 7-Litchfield, 8-Pine City
No. 1: 6th-Abby Edin 1-2,
No. 2: 4th-Skye Coughlin 1-2
No. 3: 3rd-Andrea Koskiniemi 2-1
No. 4: 1st-Mikayla Wing 3-0 champion
No. 1: 1st-Caitlin Robinson-Emma Koskiniemi 3-0
No. 2: 5th-Ashley Lisson-Savanna Hill 2-1
No. 3: 2nd-Kelly Hagenson-Annie Gillespie-Katie Stone 2-1
Next: Staples-Motley, Wadena-Deer Creek host Highway 10 tournament 9 a.m. Wednesday.
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